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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Having Faith African Proverbs

Having Faith African Proverbs

Having faith African proverbs shows us that there is an all knowing being greater and wiser than ourselves. Having faith African proverbs offers hope and confidence through unceasing unshakable faith.

Having Faith African Proverbs.

Having Faith African Proverbs


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When a home is burnt down the rebuilt home is more beautiful. –Zulu Proverb


Those that plan without the help of the spirit must plan again. – African Proverb


A chicken egg cannot turn the hen over. - Bassa Proverb


Go forth alone, you will soon find a stone on the road that you that you cannot pass. – Zulu Proverb


A small fire is easy to smother. – Kenyan Proverb


A deaf ear is followed by death; an ear that listens is followed by blessings. – Zulu Proverb


When heaven is pointed out a fool only sees the tip of the finger. – Ghanaian Proverb


God who split His child's mouth, has something to put in it. - Bassa Proverb


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The vast majority of Africans living in Africa are followers of  the Islamic or Christian faith.

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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